Biography

Robert Jolin Osborne was longtime (and the original) primary host of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable television channel. He was also an actor, film historian, author, columnist, presenter, and general TCM representative.

Robert Jolin Osborne was longtime (and the original) primary host of Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable television channel. He was also an actor, film historian, author, columnist, presenter, and general TCM representative.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1932-05-03

Day of Death 2017-03-06

Place of Birth Colfax, Washington, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Making '12 Angry Men' as Himself
Private Screenings (0 episodes)
2018 Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story as Himself
2015 Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute
2015 Tab Hunter Confidential as Himself
2012 Peter O'Toole: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival
2010 Moguls and Movie Stars (7 episodes) as Himself
2009 A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics as Himself
2009 A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers as Himself
2009 Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer as Himself/Narrator
2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History as Himself
2008 Turning of the Tide: The Ill-Starred Making of Moontide
2006 Sergeant York: Of God and Country
2005 Captain Blood: A Swashbuckler Is Born as Himself - Film Historian
2004 Hitchcock and Dial M as Himself
2004 Mr. Hitchcock Meets the Smiths as Himself
2004 Before the Fact: Suspicious Hitchcock
2004 3D: A Brief History
2004 Guilt Trip: Hitchcock and 'The Wrong Man'
2004 Hitchcock's Confession: A Look at 'I Confess' as Himself
2003 Curtains for Roy Earle: The Story of 'High Sierra' as Himself - Film Historian
2003 A Love Story: The Story of 'To Have and Have Not'
2003 Divided Highway: The Story of 'They Drive by Night' as Himself
2003 Welcome to Sherwood! The Story of 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' as Himself, film historian
2002 London After Midnight as Himself - Host
2000 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (1 episode)
2000 American Masters: Finding Lucy as Himself
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies (1 episode)
1960 Psycho as Man (uncredited)

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